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Netgear AC1450

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Netgear AC1450 v1
Availability: common

Manuf/OEM/ODM Foxconn

FCC approval date: 26 March 2013
(Est.) release date: 28 June 2013
UPC: 606449096538 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China

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Type: wireless router

FCC ID: PY313200227
Industry Canada ID: 4054A-13200227

Power: 12 VDC, 2.5 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Broadcom BCM4708A0 (800 MHz, 2 cores)
FLA1: 128 MiB
134,217,728 B
1,048,576 Kib
131,072 KiB
1,024 Mib
0.125 GiB
(Samsung K9F1G08U0D-SCB0)
RAM1: 256 MiB
268,435,456 B
2,097,152 Kib
262,144 KiB
2,048 Mib
0.25 GiB
(Samsung K4B1G1646G-BCH9 × 2)

Expansion IFs: USB 3.0, USB 2.0
USB ports: 2
Serial: yes, 4-pin header

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM4360
WI1 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI1 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI1 antenna connector: U.FL
WI2 chip1: Broadcom BCM4331
WI2 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI2 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI2 antenna connector: U.FL

ETH chip1: Broadcom BCM4708A0
Switch: Broadcom BCM4708A0
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 4
WAN speed: 10/100/1000
WAN ports: 1


Additional chips
2.4GHz Power Amplifier IC;Skyworks;SE2528L;SiGe, 2528L, 215DC;3;
5GHz Power Amplifier IC;Skyworks;SE5003L1;5003L1, 218BN, 1219 MY;3;

Stock FW OS: Linux 2.6.22

Third party firmware supported: DD-WRT • (List), Tomato (Shibby) • (DLs) • (List)

Default IP address:
the IP is used by 1125 additional devices
of which 94 are Netgear devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: password
admin:password credentials used by 393 additional devices
of which 285 are Netgear devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

Netgear R6300 v2PY313200227
For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

975Mbps - 802.11ac device (3-stream, 64-QAM, 80MHz wide channel),
450Mbps - 802.11n device (3-stream, 64-QAM, 40MHz wide channel) = 1450 Mbps class

AC1450 Smart WiFi Router

Product page  • Support page

Information, per NETGEAR's product page, follows...

  • NETGEAR specifies the processor in this device as being dual-core and clocked at 800MHz.
  • The 11ac radio is limited to a maximum 975Mbps PHY rate..
  • The device has two USB ports (1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0).
  • The device has Tx Beamforming support.

The FCC photos for this device show space for a single RAM chip..

which is a Samsung K4B1G1646G (128 MB) in those photos.
However, NETGEAR's datasheet for the device notes the device as having 256MB of RAM..

The AC1450 hardware is identical to the R6300v2. It is possible to convert

this model to a R6300 v2 with a little effort. (See Additional external links)

Wi-Fi Certified (alt.) (as of 07/02/2013)

Additional external links[edit]

Firmware Development[edit]

Testers with de-bricking knowledge needed for AC1450 Tomato builds contact: